‘Business and Human Rights Symposium: Climate Change Litigation Against Corporations and the Role of Civil Liability’

“A wind of change is currently blowing in climate change litigation. Plaintiffs secure pioneering wins before the highest courts of Colombia, the Netherlands, Ireland, France and Germany. On the 26th of May 2021, the Dutch Hague District Court even upheld the famous Urgenda case law in the context of a claim against a private company, Royal Dutch Shell (RDS), the parent company of the multinational Shell group …” (more)

[Paul Mougeolle, Opinio Juris, 23 June]

First posted 2021-06-24 14:00:36

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